The Rubens hit the scene last year with their debut LP, and have quickly won hearts in Australia and overseas. Kendall Munns was at their recent gig at Melbourne's Forum Theatre and experienced their unique rock and soul sound up close.
For the first time in Australian history, 150 of the greatest covers spanning over four decades of Rolling Stone Australia, are touring the country and can be seen at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum until July, 2013.
Ben Lee's ninth studio album is a soundtrack of love for the South American hallucinogenic ‘medicine’ Ayahuasca that Lee says transformed his life and reflects his inner journey. But who is this new Ben Lee? Kendall Munns finds out...
Fresh from New York City, singer, songwriter and guitarist Katy Steele of Perth-outfit Little Birdy has returned home to Australia to give her new solo material a spin and fans a taste of her forthcoming album. Kendall Munns reviews her recent Melbourne gig.
Within the sea of activity at South By Southwest (SXSW), almost 40 Australian acts were among the 2,500+ acts in Austin, Texas vying for attention from fans, labels and potential sponsors, all hoping to achieve greater exposure in the lucrative but notoriously difficult US market, reports Kieran Power.
Sandi Sieger chats to Eddie from Australian four-piece, all male pop-rock band, Because They Can. In a world where manufactured pop seems to be the norm, these guys stand out with true talent and set the bar - writing, composing and performing their own music.
Give Kendall Munns a festival among the gum trees, with lots of portable loos, no drink queues, local produce, reasonably priced food and wine and quality Australian musical talent in an idyllic natural amphitheatre.
Regina Spektor’s sixth album 'What We Saw From the Cheap Seats' is full of sweet, playful pop ballads that alternate between the buoyant and quirky to haunting and moving, writes Kendall Munns.
Riverboats Music Festival returns in February 2013 with a unique and memorable weekend of Australian music, locally sourced food and wine, and a gorgeous setting on the Murray River.
White Night Melbourne – the latest marquee event on Victoria’s unrivalled major events calendar – would see many of the city’s streets turned into pedestrian thoroughfares in February. The first event of its kind in Australia will be a dusk-till-dawn celebration of music, art, dining, theatre, sport, fashion, film, design and performance.
Well known for its exceptional quality of music programming, Melbourne Recital Centre is launching The Garden Party, as part of its programming philosophy to encompass a diverse range of genres. The Garden Party will be a vibrant music venue conveniently located in the Melbourne Arts Precinct.
Orchestra Victoria will embrace the joyous festive season and the flair of the French with 'Concert de Noël' at the Melbourne Town Hall, just a few days before Christmas. The family concert will feature a beautiful mélange of romantic French masterpieces and rarities.